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September 24, 2010 10:31:35 PM

my second core temp stays at 40 even when idle,even upto 60% load.at full load it just hits 41-44c.what can be wrong ? i hve checked through speedfan too but same issue,is the processor or board hardware malfunctioning or its normal. please help

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September 24, 2010 10:58:37 PM

Nothings seems to be wrong, 40C is perfectly normal for a CPU. I might just be youre only stressing one core with the programs youre using.

Try running SuperPi or IntelBurnTest and see how high the temps go.
September 25, 2010 6:04:42 AM

my CPU stays at a constant 37 degrees for core 1 and 29 degrees for core 2, it's perfectly normal
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September 25, 2010 1:07:32 PM

hehe, core2's are notorious for the temp differences between cores (it's even weirder with the quads) the positioning of the actual die/dies within the cpu package & the heatspreader itself can make for some big variences in temps. alarmed me when i got my first one, since then i've always lapped the heatspreader, helps even out temps alittle, i remember the e4xxx series heatspreaders where awful, nowhere near flat, another awesome job by intel :) 
Anonymous
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September 25, 2010 5:39:22 PM

i have lapped my e8400 and v8 previously to mirror finish but for me temps never droped from 44c idle @ 30c room temp,for e5400 i have done only to heatsink.i am not going to waste more time for this crappy home pc this time.anyways,will lapping the processor can help ! or i should leave it as it is ?
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